Standing tall at 6 feel two inches, model-turned-actor Priyanshu Chetterjee is a name to reckon with in Bollywood. His last release with Bhoothnath as actor Amitabh Bachchan’s son earned him rave reviews. with this film, the actor who made his mark as the handsome young man who sent many a heart aflutter with Tum Bin, nine years ago has come a full circle.
He modelled for five years, worked for brands like Digjam’s print campaign, Wills cigarettes, Levi’s and Four Square. Before joining for movies this fashion model appeared in a pop video by Udit Narayan. He was also part of a TV show Khwaaish before moving to Mumbai.
Priyanshu’s first film Tum Bin (2001) brought him a lot of popularity as this movie was a big hit. Newcomer Sandali Sinha, Himanshu Malik, and Priyanshu Chatterjee appeared in this movie which was a sad but romantic story of Amar Shah and his accidental death. In 2003 he played Urmila Matondkar’s brother Trilok in Pinjar (2003). In this movie he is portrayed as a serious and disheartened man who has lost everything in life.
Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai (2003) and Dil Ka Rishta (2003) were the films where he went unnoticed. Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai bombed in the box office where as in Aishwarya Rai and Arjun Rampal’s Dil Ka Rishta, he played a small role opposite Aishwarya.
In 2004, his flops were Madhoshi (2004), Julie (2004) and Woh (2004). Though Julie had many controversial issues, it did not affect the actor at all. In Madhoshi he played a rich guy, Arpit Oberoi, opposite the hot babe Bipasha Basu. It was followed by some more flop movies like Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai (2005), Film Star (2005), Utthaan (2006), Main Rony Aur Jony (2007), and Aamar Pratigya (2008). In Bhoothnath (2008) he was seen as Amitabh Bachchan’s son.
He has also acted in a number of Bengali movies: Bidhaatar Lekha (2007) and Aamir Pratigya (2008).
This Bengali’s recent release was a comedy movieChintu Ji (2009). His Hollywood film, Florida Road, is expected to release by 2010. Priyanshu will be playing one of the brothers in this family drama alongside actor Ashmit Patel. He will also be seen in the Konkona Sen Sharma starer Iti mrinalini (2010) as Imtiaz Chowdhury.
Movies done By Priyanshu Chatterjee
- 2001 Tum Bin Hindi Shekhar Malhotra Sandali Sinha
- 2003 Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai Hindi Samar Dev Sakshi Shivanand
- 2003 Dil Ka Rishta Hindi Raj Aishwarya Rai
- 2003 Pinjar Hindi Trilok Sandali Sinha
- 2004 Woh Hindi Shekhar Kapoor Cleo Isaacs
- 2004 Julie Hindi Mihir Shandilya Neha Dhupia
- 2004 Madhoshi Hindi Arpit Oberoi Before Surgery / Raj Bipasha Basu
- 2005 Film Star Hindi Digumbar Puri Mahima Chaudhary
- 2005 Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai Hindi Raj Malhotra Diya Mirza
- 2006 Utthaan Hindi Prashant Neha Dhupia
- 2007 Bidhatar Lekha Bengali Jeet, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Sabyasachi Chakraborty
- 2008 Bhoothnath Hindi Vijay Nath Amitabh Bachchan
- 2009 Chintu Ji Hindi Arun Bakshi Rishi Kapoor
- 2010 Khabar Hindi
- 2010 Gumshuda Hindi Rajat Kapoor
- 2010 Moner Manush Bengali Jyotirindranath Tagore Prosenjit Chatterjee, Raisul Islam Asad, Chanchal Chowdhury
- 2011 Bhorer Allo Bengali Arunabha Mitra Rituparna Sengupta, Anusmriti Sarkar, Rohit Roy
- 2011 Iti Mrinalini Bengali Imtiaz Aparna Sen, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rajat Kapoor
- 2012 Sirphire Punjabi Inder Monica Bedi
- 2012 Shunyo Awnko Bengali Agni Bose Konkona Sen Sharma
- 2012 Main Rony Aur Jony Hindi Tej Singh Sandali Sinha, Aditya Bal
- 2012 Paanch Adhyay Bengali Arindam Roy Chowdhury Dia Mirza
- 2013 Rajdhani Express Hindi Banerjee Sayali Bhagat
- 2013 Blue Neptune Hindi Kuldeep Surveen Chawla
- 2013 Calapor Hindi Rituparna Sengupta
- 2013 Swabhoomi Bengali
- 2014 Ei Raat Toamr Amar Bengali Ei Raat Tomar Amar Meghna Halder
- 2014 Samrat & Co. Hindi Sanjay Singh Ram Gopal Bajaj
- 2015 Barkhaa Hindi Sara Loren, Taaha Shah
- 2015 Shankhachil Bengali Prosenjit Chatterjee
- 2015 Hate Story 3 Hindi Vikram Diwan (cameo)
- 2017 Majaz- Ae Gham-e-Dil Kya Karun Hindi-Urdu Majaz(poet) Rashmi Mishra, Neelima Azeem, Shahab Khan
- 2017 Mirza Juuliet Hindi
- 2017 61 Garpar Lane Bengali Supratik
- 2017 Baadshaho Hindi Sanjeev, politician Ajay Devgan, Ileana D’Cruz, Emraan Hashmi, Vidyut Jammwal, Esha Gupta
- 2018 Billu Ustaad Hindi IAS Officer Priyanshu Chatterjee, Akhilendra Mishra, Deep Raj Rana, K.K Goswami
- 2019 Little Baby Film Hindi Dushyant Singh, SSP Gulaz Siganporia
- 2019 Officer Arjun Singh IPS Batch 2000 Hindi Arjun Singh Govind Namdev, Vijay Raaz
- 2019 Sridevi Bungalow Hindi Aseem Ali Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Priya Prakash Varrier, Mukesh Rishi, Sandeep Bharadwaj
- 2020 Shikara Hindi Aadil Khan, Sadia, Zain Khan Durrani